Looking out for coral bleaching 01 July 2016
Looking out for coral bleaching 01 July 2016 The EOMAP aquatic remote sensing company, together with partners at the Remote Sensing Research Centre of Queensland University and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation, are developing new methods to monitor and detect coral bleaching events using Europe...
Sentinel-1 satellites combine radar vision22 June 2016
Sentinel-1 satellites combine radar vision22 June 2016 The twin Sentinel-1 satellites have – for the first time – combined to show their capability for revealing even small deformations in Earth’s surface.
New ESA Director of Earth Observation14 June 2016
New ESA Director of Earth Observation14 June 2016 At a restricted meeting of the ESA Council held in Paris today Mr Josef Aschbacher was appointed as ESA Director of Earth Observation.
Estonia’s first contract with ESA focuses on ocean health07 June 2016 Estonia has been awarded its first contract since becoming an ESA Member State in 2015. Over the next three years, scientists from Estonia’s Tartu Observatory will head an international team to ensure that Sentinel-3’s measurements of ocean colour are...
Monitoring pipelines from space06 June 2016
Monitoring pipelines from space06 June 2016 Dutch company Orbital Eye has developed a service that uses satellites to monitor gas and oil pipelines. A major African pipeline operator has already signed up for the service.
Mapping that sinking feeling01 June 2016
Mapping that sinking feeling01 June 2016 For a low-lying, densely populated country like the Netherlands, monitoring subsidence is critical. Until recently, tiny displacements in the ground beneath our feet couldn’t be mapped nationally but, thanks to the Sentinel-1 mission, this is now poss...